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Teen Summer Reading
The Wide World of YA:
2014 Teen Summer Reading Program
Where will you trek this summer?
All teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to join our reading expedition. No registration is necessary. Beginning July 1st, when you have finished reading a book, come to the Library’s Information Desk. Fill out a short reader entry form to enter to win a prize of your choice from the prize list. If you wish, you can pin markers of the settings of your books on our interactive Google Map and leave a comment about the book for others to see.
Read whatever you like. School summer reading titles, audio books, and e-books count! The map will remain open and reader entry forms will be accepted until noon on Saturday, August 30th.
While you may not leave Wallingford this summer, reading a good book is one of the best ways to travel. Throughout the summer you can view the reading map on our website, via Twitter, and on Facebook to see where everyone has travelled and what people are reading, and get reading suggestions. What are you waiting for? Get going on your Summer Reading Trek! Happy travels...
Our event calendar is loaded with teen programs throughout the entire summer. We have something for everyone: crafts, live baseball games, cooking, anime, fun with maps, theater, music, art, and more!! Programs are open to all teens going in to grades 6-12 unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for many programs. You may register online, in person, or by calling us at 203-265-6754.
Make a Map Ring - Tuesday, July 29th @ 6:00
Make a ring out of a map featuring your favorite place.
MLB Live! Mets vs. Phillies - Wednesday, July 30th @12:10
Hot dogs, Cracker Jacks, and scorecards! Let’s Go Mets!
Clayful Critters - Thursday, July 31st @ 2:30
Create your favorite animal or one of your own design out of clay. If you wish it can be made into a piggy bank.
Map and Photo Pendants - Tuesday, August 5th @ 6:00
Design and create a pendant out of a favorite place or photo.
Anime Night: Deadman Wonderland - Thursday, August 7th @ 6:30
If you love anime and manga this is where you need to be.
Map Making Workshop - Thursday, August 21st @ 6:00
Make a realistic antique map out of a land of your imagination.